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Solar energy is not as expensive as you think

Editor, In response to your story about lawmakers skepticism of solar energy (08/30/2010), many people think that installing a solar panel will cost too much money, but in reality, materials are relatively inexpensive and can be found easily. You’re going to have to get equipment for the solar panel, which is difficult. Some elements will have to be copper wire, ...

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Delta city looking at going solar

GREENWOOD — Greenwood Utilities is seeking to enter the solar energy business. The Greenwood Commonwealth reports the utility has applied for a $176,000 grant from the Mississippi Development Authority for the installation of a solar array at Henderson Generating Station. It expects to learn whether it will receive the grant sometime this month. Bobby Bennett, Greenwood Utilities’ vice president of ...

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TVA suspends solar energy program

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Valley Authority is placing a moratorium on a popular program that pays homeowners and businesses that generate electricity from solar energy. The Tennessean reports about $31 million has been spent or committed of the $50 million originally allocated to the Generation Partners program. And the agency has more than $100 million in applications pending. TVA ...

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Twin Creeks breaks ground for plant

SENATOBIA — Twin Creeks Technologies has broken ground for its new solar panel manufacturing facility in Senatobia. The venture-backed solar technology manufacturing company announced it would be locating its new facility in Senatobia in April. “Construction of Twin Creeks’ 100-megawatt solar manufacturing site is rapidly ramping up. We are delighted at the diligence and speed at which this project is ...

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Kight strikes deal with Danish company

MADISON — The Danish company SolarVenti has signed Kight Energy as its newest distributor in the United States for its line of solar powered heating and ventilation products. Terms were not disclosed. Kight Energy is an energy consulting, marketing and distribution company. “We are excited to add this great product to our line of solar products,” said Robie Kight, president ...

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California company bringing solar panel plant

SENATOBIA — Twin Creeks Technologies, a venture-backed solar technology company, is locating a solar panel manufacturing facility in Senatobia. The production facility will create 512 jobs, in two phases, over the next five years and represents a company investment of more than $175 million. Gov. Haley Barbour said, “This facility will be the first renewable solar technology production plant in ...

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Kight inspired by World Climate Conference

MADISON — Robie Kight called his trip to Copenhagen last month to attend the World Climate Conference inspirational. He also called it successful as he returned to Madison and his start-up company Kight Energy, LLC, with three new exclusive licensing agreements. “There’s nothing quite like Copenhagen at Christmas time,” said Kight. Kight attended the conference’s opening ceremonies, and found the ...

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